Classes can sometimes be more challenging than expected, especially when you're trying to learn in an unfamiliar setting. Find help using the CU Boulder Tutoring Resources website and with these free online resources to set yourself up for success.
Academic Success and Achievement Program
The Academic Success and Achievement Program (ASAP) offers free peer-tutoring support to students living on campus and first-year commuting students. ASAP provides tutoring support in small groups that meet weekly throughout the semester. You can also sign up for their monthly webinars to learn about time management, combatting virtual fatigue and more.
All tutoring sessions will be hosted on Zoom. You can sign up for sessions by downloading the Penji app.
Student Academic Success Center
The Student Academic Success Center (SASC) is a multicultural academic learning community, serving low-income and first-generation college students. SASC offers:
- Academic skills development
- Math and writing courses
- Supplementary instruction
- Graduate research opportunities
Peer-to-peer academic support through the Learning Mentors Program is available to students participating in SASC learning communities.
The Writing Center
Do you sometimes suffer from writer’s block? Do you know how to cite your sources? No matter your academic field or writing level, the Writing Center can help you:
- Discover effective writing techniques.
- Eliminate writer’s block and procrastination.
- Strengthen revision and self-editing skills.
- Learn proper citation to avoid unintentional plagiarism.
Use the Writing Center at any point in your writing process, from figuring out how to start through your final draft. You can also opt for a Zoom session with a writing consultant to receive verbal or written feedback on your work.
- Ask a Librarian services are available virtually or remote during service hours. You can chat, text, email and schedule a virtual consultation.
- Remote research assistance including research strategies pages, subject guides and the new COVID-19 Research Resources Guide.
- Interlibrary Loan is available to request electronic books and articles.
Mathematics Academic Resource Center
The Mathematics Academic Resource Center (MARC) is a free service provided by the Department of Mathematics. MARC tutors are able to assist in all lower-division mathematics courses, as well as many upper-division courses.
Review the fall semester tutoring schedule. To access a tutor, log in to Zoom with your IdentiKey. Once you select an available tutor, you will be taken to their Zoom meeting waiting room and they should be with you shortly. If you are not taken to a waiting room, try a different tutor.
Faculty members make time during the week to be available for students outside of the classroom. Office hours allow you to meet one-on-one with your professor to ask questions or express concerns. Review your syllabus to find information about your professor’s office hours or check with your instructors about virtual meeting options.
In case you missed it, here are some tips on maximizing your professor’s office hours, virtual or not.